-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Frederick Eric Runnacles

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Date of birth: 18th June 1920
Place of birth: Harford, Suffolk, England
Parents: Frederick and Bessie Runnacles
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3420
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 18th June 1920 in Harford, Suffolk to Frederick and Bessie Runnacles. The family actually lived in Ipswich, Suffolk. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Keith Simpson (photos & information, November 2009)